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HP could release a consumer Windows Phone in February 2017

HP could release a consumer Windows Phone in February 2017

By Max Langridge

German website DrWindows.de has come out and said HP and Microsoft are working on a consumer edition Windows Phone to be released in February 2017. The site says it has received "concrete evidence" that the phone is real, but hasn't been told about specs... Read more

HP's Sprocket pocket-sized printer lets you print instant smartphone photos

HP's Sprocket pocket-sized printer lets you print instant smartphone photos

By Max Langridge

HP has introduced the Sprocket, a compact, pocket-sized printer that can instantly print 2 x 3-inch photos from your smartphone. To print photos, you'll need to open up the Sprocket app for iOS and Android and connect to the printer via Bluetooth.The... Read more

HP could return to smartphones with a 5.8-inch Windows 10 handset

HP could return to smartphones with a 5.8-inch Windows 10 handset

By Chris Hall

Microsoft's strategy with Windows 10 is clear: it's one platform across all sorts of devices, Xbox, PC, tablets or smartphones.At the moment, the last category is rather under-populated, with only a smattering of Microsoft's own Lumia devices presenting... Read more

HP in talks with Apple to use an enterprise version of Siri

HP in talks with Apple to use an enterprise version of Siri

By Elyse Betters

Apple apparently held discussions with Hewlett-Packard earlier this year regarding an enterprise version of Siri, though all of the talks occured before the company announced an enterprise partnership with IBM.According to a report from The Information,... Read more

HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet revealed, hitting India first

HP Slate 6 phablet and Slate 7 VoiceTab tablet revealed, hitting India first

By Rik Henderson

HP has released press images of its two new Slate devices which will be officially announced later today.The HP Slate 6 is a 6-inch phablet with a 1280 x 720 IPS display. A 5-megapixel camera is on the rear, while the front sports a 2-megapixel snapper.The... Read more

HP looking to make smartphone comeback

HP looking to make smartphone comeback

By Rik Henderson

HP is to re-enter the smartphone market, claims one of the company's executives in Asia. And it "will give a differentiated experience".Yam Su Yin, HP's senior director of consumer PCs and tablets, Asia-Pacific, told The Indian Express that the company... Read more

Is China the new Japan?

Is China the new Japan?

By Hunter Skipworth

"By 2015 China will have more than 650 million people connected and online.”  These were the words of HP's CEO Meg Whitman at the company’s recent conference in Shanghai. “China is just below the worldwide average at about 200 PCs per 1000,”... Read more

HP Open webOS set for September launch

HP Open webOS set for September launch

By Paul Lamkin

Back in December HP finally made up its mind on the fate of webOS, stating that it would make the mobile operating system open source in the hope that it will live on by being used by companies looking for an alternative to Android or Windows Phone 7.That... Read more

HP webOS goes open source, will HTC now make a webOS phone?

HP webOS goes open source, will HTC now make a webOS phone?

By Stuart Miles

HP has finally made up its mind on the fate of webOS on Friday saying that it will make the mobile operating system open source in the hope that it will live on by being used by companies like HTC looking for a alternative to Android and Windows Phone... Read more

HP keeping PC division after all

HP keeping PC division after all

By Stuart Miles

HP today announced that it has completed its evaluation of strategic alternatives for its Personal Systems Group (PSG) and has decided the unit will remain part of the company after all.“HP objectively evaluated the strategic, financial and operational... Read more

HP on webOS: It is not dead yet

HP on webOS: It is not dead yet

By Stuart Miles

If you’ve been following the tech news you’ll know that HP has recently killed a number of smartphones, including the TouchPad, Pre and Veer, that it has only recently launched around the world. For many, that news meant that webOS was being killed... Read more

HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched

HP dumps webOS: TouchPad and Pre ditched

By Chris Hall

HP has quietly revealed that it plans to abandon its webOS devices: most recently we’ve seen the HP TouchPad; the Pre3 has only just landed on our doorstep, but this looks like the end of the line for both.The statement, nestled innocuously in the middle... Read more

HP Pre 3 shipping in UK

HP Pre 3 shipping in UK

By Hunter Skipworth

The HP Pre 3 will be making its grand arrival tomorrow, with online retailer Handtec already shipping out handsets for delivery.The new WebOS powered smartphone is listed as in stock and available for next day delivery from the seller, who have the... Read more

HP in talks with Samsung to license webOS

HP in talks with Samsung to license webOS

By Paul Lamkin

Back at the beginning of June, Pocket-lint reported from Qualcomm's event in San Diego where HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there was a possibility that some... Read more

HP Pre3 priced and dated

HP Pre3 priced and dated

By Paul Lamkin

The HP Pre3 is coming to the UK on 8 July - that's according to Play.com who has opened up its pre-order page for the webOS flagship phone.Priced up at £349.99, it's a far more affordable option than its iOS and Android flagship equivalents - HP will... Read more

HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers

HP Boss: webOS to be available to other manufacturers

By Paul Lamkin

HP senior vice president Jon Rubinstein has hinted that webOS may not be restricted to just HP devices in the future, and that there is a possibility that some "special companies" could indeed offer the platform on their devices.Speaking at the Qualcomm... Read more

HP Veer 4G dated and to launch as AT&T exclusive

HP Veer 4G dated and to launch as AT&T exclusive

By Ben Crompton

Having brought you previous hands-on shots of HP Veer 4G at MWC 2011, we now have the news that the diminutive webOS handset will be launching as an AT&T exclusive on 15 May in the US.HP, having taken over Palm, has launched a handset that brings together... Read more

Mystery HP touchscreen only smartphone captured in spy shot

Mystery HP touchscreen only smartphone captured in spy shot

By Stuart Miles

An image purporting to be a yet announced Palm come HP smartphone has turned up online suggesting future HP smartphones could ditch the QWERTY keyboard altogether.Currently Palm, now owned by HP, has yet to release a non QWERTY keyboard smartphone offering... Read more

HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled

HP Veer, Pre3 and TouchPad webOS devices unveiled

By Rik Henderson

As expected from the erroneous leak before its global press announcement, HP has introduce three new webOS devices onto the market: the HP Veer, Palm Pre3 and its iPad rival, the HP TouchPad.Having added 100s of engineers to the webOS development team... Read more

HP webOS announcement coming 9 February

HP webOS announcement coming 9 February

By Stuart Miles

HP has decided to forget that it’s CES this week, instead issuing an invite for a webOS launch on the 9 February in San Francisco just one week ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.The invite, which reads: “Think big. Think small. Think... Read more

HP debates ditching Palm name

HP debates ditching Palm name

By Stuart Miles

Palm’s former CEO Jon Rubinstein has said that HP is internally debating whether or not HP will keep the Palm name alive now that it is owned by Hewlett Packard something that could see the end of an era for the smartphone brand 18 years after its creation.Rubinstein... Read more

HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones

HP webOS 2.0 coming to Palm Pre, Pixi and Plus range of smartphones

By Stuart Miles

Palm, recently acquired by HP, has confirmed to Pocket-lint that current Palm smartphones will be getting the new HP webOS 2.0 update later in the year."The webOS 2.0 update will be delivered to existing customers in the coming months, with exact timing... Read more

HP goes official with Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0

HP goes official with Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0

By Paul Lamkin

Well, we kind of knew that HP had the webOS 2.0, Palm Pre 2, up its sleeve, but we have to admit that we didn't see it landing this soon.The electronics giant has confirmed that the Palm Pre 2 will be launching in France with SFR (the source of the original... Read more

HP has webOS phones up its sleeve for 2011

HP has webOS phones up its sleeve for 2011

By Paul Lamkin

One of the most anticipated and talked about aspects about HP acquiring Palm back in April was the prospect of HP branded webOS powered phones.After all, despite not being the iPhone killer that it was talked up as, the Palm Pre enjoyed some relative... Read more

HP's CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow...

HP's CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow...

By Stuart Miles

HP CTO's Phil McKinney has been teasing his twitter followers with two images that show him supposedly playing with a couple of new gadgets from HP's research lab.We say supposedly, because as the pictures show, all we are getting to see right now... Read more

HP smartphones will be webOS only as webOS 2.0 confirmed

HP smartphones will be webOS only as webOS 2.0 confirmed

By Stuart Miles

HP has shunned Google and Microsoft, announcing that it will be only using it's newly bought webOS operating system in smartphones moving forward.HP Executive Vice President Todd Bradley confirmed the move in an interview with CNBC that will see HP opt... Read more

HP: webOS to potentially come to smartphones, slates, and netbooks

HP: webOS to potentially come to smartphones, slates, and netbooks

By Stuart Miles

HP, fresh from its announcement that it will be buying mobile phone maker Palm, has already hinted that it plans to bring the mobile phone maker's operating system, webOS, to other devices."Between smartphones, slates and potentially netbooks [it] represents... Read more

HP buys Palm

HP buys Palm

By Stuart Miles

HP has come out of the left field, some might say, and snapped up flagging mobile phone maker Palm for $1.2 billion."HP and Palm today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones... Read more

HP offers retro calculator iPhone app

HP offers retro calculator iPhone app

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Ever wish your iPhone was more like a classic scientific calculator? Well, boy, do we have the answer for you. HP has just announced three iPhone applications that are virtual, simulated versions of three of its classic calculators. The HP 12c, HP 12c... Read more

HP launches iPAQ Voice Messenger and Data Messenger

HP launches iPAQ Voice Messenger and Data Messenger

By Amy-Mae Elliott

HP has launched two new iPAQ smartphones that will be available in the UK on a handset-only basis, as well as through Vodafone. The HP iPAQ Voice Messenger and the HP iPAQ Data Messenger will be offered by Vodafone's business sales channel. The HP iPAQ... Read more

HP to expand consumer smartphone offerings

HP to expand consumer smartphone offerings

By Katie Scott

HP may soon go up against the likes of the iPhone. The company is currently concentrating on three segments for its smartphones - enterprise (so businesses), SMBs (so little businesses) and then prosumers (people who work for companies). In an interview... Read more

HP iPAQ 914 3G smartphone confirmed for end of June

HP iPAQ 914 3G smartphone confirmed for end of June

By Katie Scott

Guten Tag from Berlin where HP is about to announce a host of new products at what is now an annual gathering of journos, bloggers and HP experts. Watch out for the coverage from tomorrow (10 June) but in the meantime, HP has let Pocket-lint get its mitts... Read more

New HP Silver and Oak handset details leaked

New HP Silver and Oak handset details leaked

By Stuart Miles

HP is set to announce two new PDA smartphone devices on Vodafone this year according to confidential documents from Vodafone. Called the HP Silver and HP Oak, The new smartphones, will according to the slides will sport Windows Mobile 6. The HP Silver... Read more

HP launches five new iPAQ devices, new software and services

HP launches five new iPAQ devices, new software and services

By Amy-Mae Elliott

HP has massively extended their iPAQ range with a product launch blitz at a special event in New York that saw 56 handheld-related introductions to HP's offerings. Five new iPAQ mobile device series were announced - including two ranges of 3G PDA phones.... Read more

HP Labs announces mobile imaging technology

HP Labs announces mobile imaging technology

By Amy-Mae Elliott

HP has revealed a new colour matching technology that could change the way people shop for products that require colour coordination. HP Labs has developed a technology that uses sophisticated imaging algorithms and mobile networking to match colours... Read more

iPAQ 514 Voice Messenger joins HP's lineup

iPAQ 514 Voice Messenger joins HP's lineup

By Amber Maitland

And here comes another new smartphone to start off the afternoon, this time from HP. HP's latest iPAQ, the 514 Voice Messenger, runs on Windows Mobile 6, features Wi-Fi connectivity, and works over GSM/EDGE networks. To complement its Wi-Fi capabilities,... Read more

HP launch three new HP iPAQ Pocket PCs

HP launch three new HP iPAQ Pocket PCs

By Stuart Miles

HP has announced the launch of three new HP iPAQ Pocket PCs and announced availability of a 3G broadband wireless notebook. The new models include the HP iPAQ rx5000 series Travel Companion, the HP iPAQ rw6815 Personal Messenger and the HP iPAQ rx4000... Read more